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Wednesday 18 April 1951

US date format: 4/18/1951, UK date format: 18/4/1951

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 18, 1951). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Olivia Hussey and Ricardo Fortaleza. Bullfighter and the Lady, directed by Budd Boetticher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while The Far Side Of Paradise by Arthur Mizener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Not for Publication.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Bullfighter and the Lady

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Starring: Robert Stack, Joy Page, Gilbert Roland, Virginia Grey

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Double Crossbones

Directed by: Charles Barton

Starring: Donald O'Connor, Helena Carter, Will Geer, John Emery

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Circle of Danger

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Ray Milland, Patricia Roc, Marius Goring, Hugh Sinclair

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Lightning Strikes Twice

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Richard Todd, Ruth Roman, Mercedes McCambridge, Zachary Scott

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Only the Valiant

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Gregory Peck, Barbara Payton, Ward Bond, Gig Young

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Not for Publication

Directed by: Paul Bartel

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Circuit Rider

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Winner Take All

Directed by: Paul Bogart

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The Railway Children

Directed by: Damian Cruden

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With This Ring

Directed by: Nzingha Stewart

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Historical Events

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  • Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
  • Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
  • Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
  • Saint Timon
  • Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Make a Wish opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 102 performances
  • New York Yankee Mickey Mantle goes 1-for-4 in his 1st game
  • France, West Germany and Benelux form European Steel and Coal Community.
  • Dutch Antilles government of Da Costa Gomez forms.
  • The Treaty of Paris (1951) is adopted, establishing the European Coal and Steel Community.

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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1951 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. On Top Of Old Smoky - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
  2. Sound Off (The Duckworth Chant) - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
  3. When You and I Were Young Maggie, Blues - Gary Crosby & Friend (Bing Crosby)


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Far Side Of Paradise

By: Arthur Mizener

When the original edition of the first full-length biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald appeared, a decade after the writer’s death, in 1951, it was widely acclaimed as a sensitive, scholarly appraisal

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The Left Hand Of God

By: William E. Barrett

"In a remote region of China Jim Carmody seized the opportunity to escape from Mieh Yang, the bandit war lord he served as lieutenant, by masquerading as a Catholic priest.

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World So Wide

By: Sinclair Lewis

Harry Sinclair Lewis (1885 – 1951) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. In 1930, he became the first writer from the United States to receive the Nobel Prize in

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The Balance Wheel

By: Taylor Caldwell

Book by Caldwell, Taylor

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